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May 1, 1867
HARPERS MONTHLY, N.Y., May, 1867 Beginning on the front page is a 17 page article: "The Pictured Rocks Of Lake Superior". Taking much of the ftpg. is a nice illus. of "The Chapel, Looking West", while the inside has 17 more illustrations, 8 of which show other famous rock formations on Lake Superior. Octavo-size, 134 pages, disbound, in good condition.
May 1, 1867
WORCESTER EVENING GAZETTE, Worcester, Massachusetts, May 1, 1867
* Nicholasville, Kentucky
* Jessamine County Negro lynching
Page 3 has a small one column heading: "Lynch Law revived in Kentucky". See image for text.
Other news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete in 4 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.... See More
May 2, 1867
NEW YORK TIMES newspaper dated May 2, 1867. See the photo below for the interesting advertisement which appears on page 7 of this issue, promoting "Griffin & Christy's Minstrels", with a few particulars. You get the complete 8 page issue in nice condition.
May 4, 1867
NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, May 4, 1867 "Lectures and Amusements" on pg. 7 includes a notice for Mark Twain at the Cooper Institute where he was to deliver a "serio-humerous lecture" about the Sandwich Islands. Early for Mark Twain! A few traces of foxing, otherwise in very good condition.
May 4, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 4, 1867 Halfpg: 'Scene in a Sugar Rush, Otsego Co., N.Y.'. Fullpg. with 3 illus. & text re: Alaska: 'Our Russian Possession' showing 'Mt. Saint Elias, Russian America' & 'New Archangel, the Principal Town of Russian America' . Three prints of Black soldiers: 'The Contraband' 'The Recruit' & 'Th... See More
May 4, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, May 4, 1867 (print only) This is a single leaf full page print taken from this issue entitled "'The First of May' - the Discomforts of Moving" which shows moving, cleaning, painting, etc, all going on in one illustration. This is a genuine leaf from the issue--not a reprint measuring approximately 10.25 x 15.5 inches and is in good condition.... See More
May 4, 1867
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 4, 1867 Included is a one page report: "The Manufacture Of Greenbacks and Currency At The U.S. Treasury Building" which has a nice view of the exterior of the Treasury Building, plus four smaller scenes of work areas, and on the opposite page a large illustration of the "Hydraulic Engines" and one of the "Sealing Room&quo... See More
May 11, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 11, 1867 This issues feature a very fine portrait of the famed: 'Mr. Thomas Nast' and a bio. on him as well. Halfpg: 'Lodges of the Chiefs in the Indian Village Captured by Gen. Hancock' shows many teepees. Also: 'Old Sioux Indian Captured by Gen. Hancock'.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in sixteen p... See More
May 13, 1867
WORCESTER EVENING GAZETTE, Massachusetts, May 13, 1867
* Jefferson Davis released
* Horace Greeley bails him out
Page 3 has one column headings: "Trial of Jeff. Davis!" "He is released from Military Custody" "His Bail fixed at $100,000" and more. (see)
Other news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete in 4 pages, minor spine wear, nice co... See More
May 18, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 18, 1867 Nice fullpg. & famous Black print: 'The Modern Medea--the Story of Margaret Garner' plus an article on the fugitive slave. Halfpg: 'The Charleston Firemen Saluting the Old Flag' & 'Union Prisoners' Cemetery at Charleston, S.C.'. Dblpgctrfld: 'The Newboys' Lodging-House, New York' shows 10 scenes in th... See More
May 24, 1867
NEW-YORK TIMES, May 24, 1867
* Richmond, Ray County, Missouri
* Jesse James-Younger Gang bank robbery
The front page has an inconspicuous report headed: "Murder and Robbery by Guerrillas in Missouri" stating in part: "...today fourteen men entered the bank house of Hughes & Wasson, in Richmond, Mo., robbed the money tray, and killed a man named Shaw and two others..... See More
May 25, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, May 25, 1867 Ftpg. has 3 illustrations on: 'Educating the Freedmen' including a 'School for Colored Children'. Fullpg. Thomas Nast political cartoon. Two nice pgs. have 4 illustrations showing: 'The Indian War--Indian Council at Ft. Dodge, Kansas' & 'Sutler's Store at Ft. Dodge, Kansas' & 'Interior of Ft. Dodge, Kansas'. Full... See More
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